Author Archive

B.B. King 1925-2015  //

B.B. King, Newport Folk Festival, 1968. Copyright © Dick Waterman. All Rights Reserved. This photograph by Dick Waterman is my favorite of B.B. King. It was my good fortune to see B.B. King at the Cellar Door on 34th Street in Georgetown three nights in a row in March 1969. It was just B.B. and […]

Artists  //

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William Coupon  //

Cindy Lauper © William Coupon William Coupon’s first exhibition was held at Govinda Gallery in the Spring of 2005. He is a self-taught photographer, known principally for his painterly studio portraits in classic square format as well as his covers for Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” issues. His subjects range from ethnographic figures to […]

Astrid Kirchherr and Max Scheler  //

John Lennon Copyright © Max Scheler. All Rights Reserved. The Beatles Copyright © Astrid Kirchherr. All Rights Reserved. In 1964 Astrid Kirchherr and Max Scheler traveled from Hamburg to London to photograph The Beatles. Astrid already knew The Beatles well and had photographed them when they’d lived and worked, honing their craft, in the Hamburg […]

Ted Russell  //

Dylan at his desk #2. 161 W 4th Street. 1964. Copyright © Ted Russell. All Rights Reserved. “There was no apparent reason to photograph Bob Dylan in 1961, apart from an ambitious freelance photographer wanting to get another story to pitch to a magazine. It is one of the reasons Ted Russell’s photographs are so rare. […]

“I used to think that tropical depressions were my relatives in Florida” – Richard Lewis  //

Copyright © Carl Nicholas Titolo. All Rights Reserved. Reflections From Hell: Richard Lewis’ Guide on How Not to Live was published yesterday. Larry David’s terrific foreword is now on Vanity Fair’s website if you haven’t read it in their May issue already. There are some terrific events coming up launching Reflections From Hell where Richard […]

Hip-Hop Revolution  //

Govinda Gallery Director Chris Murray at the Museum of the City of New York. Copyright © Cindy Strauss. All Rights Reserved. . Not long ago I visited the Museum of the City of New York to see the exhibition Hip Hop Revolution. It was a brilliant show with photographs that chronicled some of the earliest […]

Scott Smith  // Photographs

Tom Waits
Exhibition Dates:  May 29 through June 15, 2015

Govinda Gallery is pleased to present Scott Smith’s photographs of Tom Waits at Mr Musichead Gallery in Los Angeles May 29-June 15, 2015. There will be a reception for the artist at the exhibit opening Friday, May 29, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. In 1974 Scott Smith was a young photographer living in San Diego, when he […]

Allan Tannenbaum  //

© Allan Tannenbaum Allan Tannenbaum’s photographs give an intimate look into the final weeks of music artist, John Lennon. They document John Lennon’s time in New York City with his muse and wife, artist Yoko Ono. The photographs include candid moments of an optimistic Lennon shortly before the release of Double Fantasy, unaware that it […]

Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964  // Book

Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964
Exhibition Dates:  Released April 27, 2015 (Rizzoli)

Govinda Gallery is delighted to announce the publication of Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964 featuring the remarkable photographs of Ted Russell. Published by Rizzoli, this book is the first publication of Russell’s photographs of Dylan. Bob Dylan NYC also features an extraordinary foreword by Donovan and a preface by the book’s editor Chris Murray. Exhibitions of […]

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